• kandoh
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    3 months ago

    Drugs aren’t illegal because they are addictive. They are illegal because they make humans behave unpredictably and that scares other humans into banning the substances.

    The ‘its addictive’ thing is just to frighten people away from trying it.

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      3 months ago

      Weed is addictive and many people fall into a feedback loop of depending on it yet every dipshit on the left wants that unbanned and unregulated. The hypocracy is what annoys the shit out of me.

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        3 months ago

        If I had to hazard I guess, the person you’re replying to would probably legalize a lot more than weed if they had the power to do so.

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            3 months ago

            I also don’t think they’d look to ban sugar, just slap a sin tax on it like other harmful addictive substances that people enjoy.

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        3 months ago

        I smoke the dankest chronic daily. You should try it.

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        3 months ago

        Weed is not addictive. I only smoke when I hang out with my friends, which isn’t often, and I never have cravings for it.

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          3 months ago

          Yes, it is. Habitual addiction is addiction. While you might not suffer from it, just like some people can become alcoholics but not all, some people can become severely dependant on the way weed makes them feel.

          If it can make you feel good, it can become addictive. Knowing the difference between habitual and chemical addiction is extremely important.